The Jamie Lloyd Company has announced details of the second production in its year long season at the Playhouse Theatre.

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It has been announced that two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award-winner Jessica Chastain is set to star in Jamie Lloyd’s new production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House from the 10th June.

A Doll’s House is the second production in the Jamie Lloyd Company’s year long season at the Playhouse Theatre, which is set to open with a production of  Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac adapted by Martin Crimp and starring James McAvoy.

Talking about the news, director Jamie Lloyd said: “At The Jamie Lloyd Company, our aim is to work with the most exceptional actors in the world, offering them new and unexpected challenges. Jessica Chastain is a gifted artist and is, of course, well known and respected for her extraordinary screen performances. However, I’m delighted she is now returning to the stage – where her career began – in this bold reappraisal of Ibsen’s great masterpiece.”

Jessica Chastain is making her UK stage debut in this production to play Nora. Her theatre credits include: The Heiress (Walter Kerr Theater), Salome (Wadsworth Theater), and The Cherry Orchard and Rodney’sWife (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Meanwhile, her film credits include It Chapter TwoX-Men: Dark PhoenixMolly’s Game – for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, Woman Walks AheadThe Zookeeper’s Wife and  Miss Sloane – for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama.

A Doll’s House will play at the Playhouse Theatre from the 10th June until the 5th September 2020. For more information visit: https://www.theplayhousetheatre.co.uk/a-dolls-house-sign-up